Deputy Managing Director – NIC General Business at NIC Holdings

Organisation: NIC Holdings
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About NIC:
NIC Holdings is one of the
largest financial institutions in East Africa with a network of branches spread
across the country, offering a full range of insurance products and services in
Life and Non-Life insurance businesses and Financial Management. NIC Holdings
has two subsidiaries which include NIC General Insurance Company Limited and
NIC Life Assurance Company Limited.
Job Summary:  The Deputy
Managing Director – NIC General Business will serve as a thought partner to the
Managing Director. The incumbent will be responsible for developing,
implementing and managing short, medium and long-term strategies that will
ensure the continued growth and profitability of the company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build
    and maintain strong client relationships and market the company.
  • Identify
    best practices and improve internal systems.
  • Work
    closely with the MD in the essential internal leadership activities
  • Structure
    and lead teams to deliver outstanding work
  • Oversee
    the overall business development strategies
  • In
    charge of designing the strategic plan and business plan.
  • Ensure
    the company complies with the regulatory requirements
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Managing Director or his designate
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a good first degree in the field of
    Management, Economics, Insurance, Law, Finance or related discipline, from
    a reputable University. Possession of an MBA or any other higher degree
    will be an added advantage.
  • At
    least ten years post-qualification experience including five years’
    cognate experience at senior management level in an insurance firm /
    enterprise.
  • Excellent
    relationship management and strategic networking skills in the context of
    insurance business,
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    leadership, negotiation, marketing, planning and organization skills.
  • Proficiency
    in English language as the official language spoken in Uganda.
Personal Competencies:
  • Demonstrates
    cooperation and tact when dealing with others and able to build a strong
    team
  • Demonstrates
    strong marketing skills.
  • Self-starter,
    creative and innovative
  • Willingly
    adjusts to new situations and learns new material quickly
  • Delivers
    against timelines and ability to work under pressure
  • Track
    record of delivering superior results
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications accompanied with a detailed
Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of academic documents and certificates, not
later than addressed to: Head Human Resource, National Insurance Corporation
Ltd., P.O. Box 7134, Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to: vacancy@nic.co.ug and copy
akomujuni@nic.co.ug
Deadline: 30th June, 2015 by
5:00 pm
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